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EU will invest €1B to encourage foreign participation in Horizon 2020

According to the Éanna Kelly’s report on Science Business, based on the presentation of Maria Cristina Russo, director for international cooperation at the European Commission’s research directorate during the Science|Business Conference on 27 June 2017, the EC will allocate €1 billion to increase international cooperation within the H2020 programme via…

Ways of Stakeholder Engagement in Joint Programming Initiatives, ERA-Learn 2020 Policy Brief

ERA-LEARN 2020 is a support action (CSA) funded by Horizon 2020 as a support platform for the Public-Public-Partnerships (P2P) community.

Call for proposals for the Pilot project Erasmus for Young entrepreneurs (EYE) Global

This call for proposals concerns the implementation of a pilot project initiated by the European Parliament on the geographical extension of the current "Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs" (EYE) programme. It aims to further foster cross-border transfer of knowledge and experience, entrepreneurial culture and entrepreneurship.

Departments of Agriculture and Energy Announce Up to $9 Million through the Interagency Biomass Research and Development Initiative

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), announced that up to $9 million in funding will be made available through the Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) to increase the nation’s energy independence by supporting…

Competitiveness Ministers discuss economic rationale for public R&I funding

On 29 and 30 May 2017, the Council Competitiveness took place in Brussels. During the session of the "Research“ part on 30 May, the Council adopted Conclusions on "Streamlining the R&I monitoring and reporting landscape", and held an exchange of views on the economic rationale for public R&I funding and…

Trans-Atlantic Symposium on ICT Technology and Policy, Minneapolis, USA

BILAT USA 4.0 is pleased to invite you to the “Trans-Atlantic Symposium on ICT Technology and Policy – 5G Networks, Big Data, Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems for a Smart Society” to be held in Minneapolis, June 19-20, 2017. The event is organized by the PICASSO project…

Very successful high-level mission to the U.S. and cluster matchmaking event organized by BILATUSA4.0

From the 15th to the 19th of May 2017, a delegation visit of 19 European cluster organisations from 10 EU countries to the United States (U.S.) was organised by BILAT USA 4.0 www.euussciencetechnology.eu and the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) www.clustercollaboration.eu. The full-week event was highly appreciated by the participants…

Summary Report: IGLO Global Research Area in Action

The Global Research Area in Action event was organised by the Informal Group of RTD Liaison Offices (IGLO) in Brussels as a follow-up from a previous event, held on 17 October 2016, during which representatives of IGLO, third country stakeholder organisations and the wider public discussed a number of legal,…

US Department of Energy's Better Buildings Initiative

US Department of Energy's Better Buildings Initiative aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20% more energy efficient over the next decade.